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Land Development Handbook, 3rd Edition

The newly updated 3rd Edition of Land Development Handbook

Land Development Handbook, 3rd Edition

Price: $149.95

Product Code: 9780071494373

ISBN: 9780071494373

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Binding: Hardcover

Publisher: McGraw-Hill

The 3rd edition of the Land Development Handbook is a comprehensive reference that provides in-depth coverage of the land-development process as a whole, as well as a thorough view of individual disciplines. It is an invaluable resource that provides a step-by-step approach to any type of project, from rural greenfield development to suburban infill to urban redevelopment. The Land Development Handbook also contains the latest information regarding green technologies and design, and a bonus color insert that reveals the extent to which land development projects are transforming our communities! 1135 pp.

This all-in-one guide provides in-depth coverage of:

  • Environmental issues from erosion and sediment control and stormwater management to current regulatory controls for plan approval, permitting, and green building certification
  • Comprehensive planning and zoning including new development models for mixed-use, transit-oriented, and conservation developments
  • Enhanced approaches to community and political consensus building
  • Technical design procedures for infrastructure components including roads and utilities with a new section on dry utilities
  • Surveying tools and techniques focusing on the use of GPS and GIS to collect, present, and preserve data throughout the design process
  • Plan preparation, submission, and processing with an emphasis on technologies available-from CAD modeling and design to electronic submissions, permit processing, and tracking

Subjects include:

  • Planning and zoning
  • Real Property Law
  • Engineering Feasibility
  • Environmental Regulations
  • Rezoning
  • Conceptual and Schematic Design
  • Development Patterns
  • Control, Boundary, and Topographical Surveys
  • Historic Assessment and Preservation
  • Street and Utility Design
  • Floodplain Studies
  • Grading and Earthwork
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
  • Cost Estimating
  • Subdivision Process
  • Plan Submittals
  • Stormwater Management
  • Erosion and Sediment Control
  • And much more!

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